We are pleased to recognize this year's finalists for the annual Women in STEM Scholarships Sponsored by Dominion Energy. There were almost 50 very competitive applications, showcasing some of the best and brightest young women currently registered with a FIRST team in the FIRST Chesapeake District (FTC or FRC in DC, Maryland, and Virginia).
 
Scholarship finalists include:
 
Tess Eluvathingal Muttikkal - FTC Team 15360 
Kathy Ho - FRC Team 2537
Sara Huelskamp - FTC Team 2818
Meghan MacFarland - FTC Team 17037
Suzu Paudel - FTC Team 10562
Akshita Ramesh - FRC Team 1885
Keira Schoolcraft - FRC Team 2068
Shivani Vedhere - FTC Team 7953
 
We thank our esteemed Scholarship Selection Committee for their time, expertise, and graciousness. They were quite impressed with the candidates, stating, "our future is in good hands."
 
Scholarship Selection Committee:
 
Doug Lawrence - Site Vice President - Surry Power Station, Dominion Energy
Lyn McDermid - former CIO of Dominion Resources and the Richmond Federal Reserve, and the 2021 Reaching for the Stars: Outstanding Women in STEM Award Recipient
Cristie Neller - Vice President Administrative Services, BHE GT&S
 
 
Four scholarships will be presented at the annual Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Leidos on May 3, 2022*, 9:00-10:00am, in Reston, Virginia.
 
This event promotes the FIRST Chesapeake community's commitment to equal representation of Women in STEM careers. We hope you will join us for this interactive event and add your voice to this engaging and inspirational celebration of some outstanding women in STEM.
 
Questions? Contact Leighann Boland at .
 
 
*This is a change (1/07/2022)

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